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Family: Phycidae Phycid hakes



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11 species (see list below)

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Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 110 cm TL
Phycis blennoides (Brünnich, 1768)

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Phycis blennoides
[Greater forkbeard]

Photo by Garazo Fabregat, A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 42 cm NG
Phycis chesteri Goode & Bean, 1878

Photo by Garazo Fabregat, A.
 
Phycis chesteri
[Longfin hake]

Photo by Luquet, D.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Phycis phycis (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by Luquet, D.
 
Phycis phycis
[Forkbeard]

Photo by INIDEP

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 52.2 cm TL
Urophycis brasiliensis (Kaup, 1858)

Photo by INIDEP
 
Urophycis brasiliensis
[Brazilian codling]

Photo by FAO

Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 66 cm TL
Urophycis chuss (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by FAO
 
Urophycis chuss
[Red hake]

Photo by FAO

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 66 cm TL
Urophycis cirrata (Goode & Bean, 1896)

Photo by FAO
 
Urophycis cirrata
[Gulf hake]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Urophycis earllii (Bean, 1880)

Photo by FAO
 
Urophycis earllii
[Carolina hake]

Photo by Lord, R.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Urophycis floridana (Bean & Dresel, 1884)

Photo by Lord, R.
 
Urophycis floridana
[Southern codling]

Photo by Fischer, L.G.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 57 cm TL
Urophycis mystacea Miranda Ribeiro, 1903

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Urophycis mystacea
[]

Photo by Crippen, C.

Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 41 cm TL
Urophycis regia (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Crippen, C.
 
Urophycis regia
[Spotted codling]

Photo by Armesto, A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 135 cm TL
Urophycis tenuis (Mitchill, 1814)

Photo by Armesto, A.
 
Urophycis tenuis
[White hake]
11 Species of Family Phycidae
(Phycid hakes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1768 Phycis blennoides Greater forkbeard Eastern Atlantic 110 TL
1878 Phycis chesteri Longfin hake Western Atlantic 42 NG
1766 Phycis phycis Forkbeard Northeast Atlantic 65 TL
1858 Urophycis brasiliensis Brazilian codling Southwest Atlantic 52.2 TL
1792 Urophycis chuss Red hake Northwest Atlantic 66 TL
1896 Urophycis cirrata Gulf hake Western Atlantic 66 TL
1880 Urophycis earllii Carolina hake Western Central Atlantic 45 TL
1884 Urophycis floridana Southern codling Western Central Atlantic 35 TL
1903 Urophycis mystacea Southwest Atlantic 57 TL
1792 Urophycis regia Spotted codling Northwest Atlantic 41 TL
1814 Urophycis tenuis White hake Western Atlantic 135 TL



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